El Obeid had gradually become a dirty Arab village; except meat and dokhn, there was absolutely nothing to be got in the market.
Nor was it until after the capture of El Obeid that he rose suddenly to power and place.
Your master was a small sheik, and is now with the force at El Obeid.
Mind you avoid men from El Obeid; if you do not fall in with them, you should be safe.
Unless the guides were treacherous, he must sight the minarets of El Obeid soon Unless the guides were treacherous!
Unquestionably, there must be many among the prisoners who fought at El Obeid.
Had they only had a competent commander, there is no doubt they could easily have captured El Obeid.
I am a stranger in El Obeid, and you may be able to befriend me, there.'
However, let them reach and carry El Obeid without too great delay, and all would yet be right.
It was the very moment for flight; there were very few Dervishes in El Obeid.